NCAA goes exitinct

NCAA Must Evolve, or Go Extinct

– October 7, 2019

California’s recent Fair Pay for Play bill isn’t the best way of reforming college sports, but it does force the NCAA to make a stark choice: evolve or go extinct. Either way, it’s time for change.

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Private Club

A Country Is Not a Private Club

– October 7, 2019

Private clubs are voluntary associations. Opting out of citizenship altogether is not a realistic option.

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Politicians are Corrupt

Maybe It’s Good that People Assume that Politicians are Corrupt

– September 29, 2019

There are no angels and certainly no saviors in this saga.

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FDA created dangerous vapes

The FDA Created Illegal and Dangerous Vapes

– September 27, 2019

The scale of the freak-out by governments around the U.S., and by Trump’s FDA, which make no sense.

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Trump’s New Overtime Pay Rules Hurt the Little Guy

– September 26, 2019

If the goal is to hurt the poor while benefiting large corporations, adding even more wage-related requirements to our labor code is the way to go.

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Vapiing Regulation

The Vaping “Crisis” is an Opportunity to Rethink Government Bans

– September 20, 2019

All too often, alternatives to government bans are difficult to name offhand not because they don’t exist but because we haven’t asked. Perhaps this is our opportunity to do better.

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Firearms and the Problem of Rights

– September 17, 2019

Even if we somehow magically made all the guns go away, a few of our laziest, dullest mass murders might be deterred, but many would deploy instead even deadlier and more indiscriminate weapons of mass murder.

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You Can’t Create Jobs by Outlawing Work

– September 13, 2019

You can kill the process of innovation, and harm the very workers you think you are trying to help. California has made a terrible mistake.

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moonsh

Legal Moonshine At Last

– September 10, 2019

The producers are growing in number. The customer base is expanding. Everyone is winning. At some point, the regulations have to give way. 

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The Left’s Conservative Approach to Jobs

– September 9, 2019

Rather than helping people thrive in a world in which “one person, one job” makes less and less sense, the left advocates an outdated corporate-paternalistic model where “company men” work in the same factory or office their entire career.

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newlight

New Light On Price Gouging

– September 9, 2019

So-called “price gougers” actually increase the availability of needed goods and services in regions struck by natural disasters, an activity that causes prices in those regions to be lower than otherwise.

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It’s Lightbulb Liberation Day

– September 7, 2019

We live in times without much good news in politics. Let’s at least take the weekend to celebrate the embrace of progress, acquiescence to the wisdom of markets, the new freedom found for this hugely important symbol of humankind’s triumph over the poverty of nature. 

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